Breastfeeding knowledge, breastfeeding confidence, and infant feeding plans: effects on actual feeding practices.

@article{Chezem2003BreastfeedingKB,
  title={Breastfeeding knowledge, breastfeeding confidence, and infant feeding plans: effects on actual feeding practices.},
  author={Jo Carol Chezem and Carol Friesen and Joan Boettcher},
  journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN},
  year={2003},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={40-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore relationships among breastfeeding knowledge, breastfeeding confidence, and infant feeding plans and their effects on feeding practices in first-time breastfeeding mothers. DESIGN Prospective descriptive design. SETTING Telephone interviews were conducted prenatally and at 6 weeks, 3 months, and 6 months postpartum. PARTICIPANTS Seventy-four of 83 first-time mothers with prenatal intentions to breastfeed completed all study requirements. The majority were White (95… CONTINUE READING